Monthly Archives: February 2007

Where you are

Here is a snapshot of a few places some of you readers are. San Diego, California Helsinki, Southern Finland Los Angeles, California Spokane, Washington Osasco, Sao Paulo Davis, California Madrid Chicago, Illinois Winston Salem, North Ca… Garland, Texas Prior Lake, … Continue reading

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PODCAzT

I tried my hand at a podcast. Wait… I can hear it now… "But Father, But Father!", one of you will no doubt exclaim, "Why on earth did you…." You should know a few things. First, I have no idea … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 01: Augustine on Psalm 61

A few days ago I posted a link to an mp3 of a reading of part of a sermon by St. Leo the Great. I got a lot of mail about that. So, I thought I would do it again … Continue reading

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1st Sunday of Lent

HEBDOMADA PRIMA IN QUADRAGESIMA – 1st WEEK OF LENT 5) Dominica I in Quadragesima – 1st Sunday of Lent a) Collect (article from 2001) b) Super oblata (article from 2002) c) Post Communion (article from 2003) d) Collect (article from … Continue reading

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Good obituary essay on Fr. Robert Drinan, SJ

Sometimes one person an make a big difference.  His influence though subtle at the moment can begin a trend or influence future events for good or evil. Fr. Robert F. Drinan, SJ, died recently.  It may be that younger people … Continue reading

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WDTPRS is moving

We are moving.   No, our address is not changing. The blog has been on a server with a remote mysql service which created some instability problems. This should take place pretty soon.  I don’t think we will have any significant … Continue reading

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My favorite from 22 February … so far

Yesterday’s favorite so far, though I haven’t really looked at all of them yet. The uncompressed version sucks the oxygen out of the room.

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Saturday after Ash Wednesday: Super Oblata

We continue our Lenten journey through the prayers of Holy Mass with today’s SUPER OBLATA:Suscipe, quaesumus, Domine,sacrificium placationis et laudis,et praesta, ut, huius operatione mundati,beneplacitum tibi nostrae mentis offeramus affectum. This prayer had its forerunner in the ancient Gelasian Sacramentary … Continue reading

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Friday after Ash Wednesday: Super Oblata

We continue our Lenten journey through the prayers of Holy Mass with today’s SUPER OBLATA: Sacrificium, Domine, observantiae quadragesimalis offerimus, quod tibi, quaesumus, mentes nostras reddat acceptas, et continentiae promptioris nobis tribuat facultatem. Both the grand Lewis and Short as … Continue reading

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